Born In: England
Ethan Payne is a passionate gamer; he became one of YouTube’s favorites with his FIFA game play videos. His hilarious videos and duo channels on YouTube which go by the names ‘Behzinga’ and ‘Beh2inga’ have earned him more than 4 million subscribers collectively on both channels. He is a brilliant gaming commentator, and a vital member of the ‘Sidemen’ crew. He is also spotted uploading pictures and current updates of his videos on both Instagram and Twitter, having a whopping 3.6 million followers on the former and 2.6 million followers on the latter. He can get you cracking up at the smallest of things, with his impromptu comments and pretentious homosexual portrayal of himself. He thoroughly amuses his viewers which has helped add to the growing popularity of his YouTube group.
Nick Name: Ethan Leigh Payne
Also Known As: Behzinga
Born Country: England
City: London, England
Ethan rose to stardom in 2012, when he first created his YouTube account, calling it ‘Behzinga’. On his page he used to regularly post gaming commentary videos on FIFA. With the recognition and support he received for his humorous commentary, he began a new channel called ‘Beh2inga’ primarily for other games such as GTA 5 and others in 2013. He soon gained more popularity when he became a member of the Sidemen gaming group, where the members play games, throw challenges at each other and take on Q & A’s. He is known to be the funniest of the lot which includes other members are Simon, KSI, Josh, Tobi, Vik and Harry. Ethan uploads both solo and multiplayer videos on his channels. He is also referred to as ‘Emon’ as he fakes a relationship with fellow crew member Simon, just for fun!
Ethan is full of humor and pun, known to fall down laughing at anything random! He gets his viewers chuckling by just acting silly. He is quite intelligent but loves putting on a façade of cluelessness and ignorance to play along with jokes. He pretends to be homosexual and often gets teased and joked about, all in good humor. Being the funniest of his gaming group, his expressions and comic timings along with his gestures automatically grab all the attention. He has a thick British accent; he passes off as the “cute boy next door”. He has plenty of female fan following owing to his adorable looks and has a winning charm too! He has inspired many young lads to find a career in YouTube and to do what they like most.
As is evident from his game play, Ethan loves sports and racing. His favorite sport is football, and he indulges in playing soccer on the field as well. He often attends football tournaments to cheer his favorite teams, and is an ardent supporter of West Ham United. He also loves going on tours with his gang of gamers. More importantly, these tours seem like vacations to him. He is often seen hanging out with his girlfriend too. Finding the latest gadgets for his game play and being the first to use them, is one of his hobbies. His favorite football player is Ronaldo. He is also busy with the group’s new merchandise, their Sidemen Clothing line.
Ethan was born in England and continues to reside there. As a child he was an average student and has completed his high school. Since he is crazy about video games, he is keen to learn game designing and is going to take up a course in near future. Not much is known about his family and he has never mentioned about having a sibling. He passed his GCSE Science with a ‘C’ grade, after which he took up YouTube full-time.
He dated blogger Emily Sarah Geere. Ethan Payne then dated TikTok Faith Kelly. On April 15, 2022, the couple announced that they are about to welcome their first child together. In September 2022, the couple welcomed their daughter named Olive Ottilie Payne.
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